Niki Koulouris was born in Melbourne, Australia. Her poetry and prose has appeared in The Cortland ReviewSpaceMetro MagazineSubtext Magazine and The Age. A beer enthusiast, she has been known to start spontaneous lists on napkins of her top India Pale Ales. Niki lives in Toronto. Shortlisted for the 2014 Wesley Michel Wright Prize and the ReLit AwardThe sea with no one in it is her first book.